Celebrating Women in STEM: Dr. Roger Arliner Young

Dr. Roger Arliner Young fought hard to become the first black woman to earn a Ph.D. in Zoology. She was born in Clifton Forge, Pennsylvania in 1899, but little is known about her childhood. In 1916, Young enrolled in music at Howard University. Five years later, she took her first science course with Dr. Ernest … Continue reading Celebrating Women in STEM: Dr. Roger Arliner Young